26 Fairmount Avenue

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26 Fairmount Avenue
26 Fairmount Ave Book Cover.jpg
Author Tomie dePaola
Country United States
Language English
Genre Children's
Published 1999 (Putnam)
Media type Print (Paperback)
Pages 64 p
ISBN 0-399-23246-X
OCLC 38550527
813/.54 B 21
LC Class PS3554.E11474 Z473 1999

26 Fairmount Avenue (ISBN 0-399-23246-X) is a 1999 children's novel by Tomie dePaola that won a Newbery Honor.


The book deals with the early life of Tomie dePaola. He has just moved to a new house in Connecticut and the 1938 hurricane has just hit. Tomie expresses unhappiness for seeing Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs in the theatres.


Characters such as Nana Upstairs and Nana Downstairs, introduced in other dePaola books, are present in this book.

Books in this Series[edit]

  • 26 Fairmount Avenue (Newbery Honor Book, 2000)
  • Here We All Are
  • On My Way.
  • What a Year!
  • Things Will Never be the Same (The War Years)
  • I'm Still Scared (The War Years)
  • Why? (The War Years)
  • For the Duration (The War Years)

See also[edit]